TWT DITA Certification Course

Learning DITA using Oxygen XML

oXygen XML Editor is a powerful and robust tool for authoring, editing, and publishing XML documents, including XHTML, TEI, and DocBook.
This workshop will introduce participants to the various features in oXygen, including built-in validation and customized project files, and demonstrate some of the most useful customizable features available in the editor, including custom code templates, author mode stylesheets, and built-in transformation scenarios.

Learning Objectives

In the end, participants should come away from the workshop with a better understanding of the various features in oXygen that can streamline their XML editing workflow.

Register for Batch 3

Registration is open for the next batch starting from June 1, 2024 Seats are limited. 


About the Course

Points to Remember

  1. Instructor-led Sessions 
  2. 4 weekends, 20 hours for 8 online sessions
  3. Dates: June 1-23, 2024 
  4. Recordings of all 8 sessions are to be provided
    for a limited period, TWT Annual members can access for a longer duration)
  5. TWT DITA Toolkit as learning material for practice to be provided
  6. Successful Completion certificate to be earned (After earning 70% marks in the exam)

Requirements for the course!

  1. Desktop or Laptop (not mobile) with an Internet connection
  2. Good command of written English
  3. Attention to following instructions during the sessions
  4. Self-motivation to spend ample time on learning
  5. Basic familiarity with Technical Writing

Registration Options (UPI and Paypal)

Select one of the options given below to fill out the registration form and make payment using either UPI (in INR) or Paypal (in USD).

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Who can join?

  • Technical writers who want to learn from basics
  • Experienced Technical writers who want to learn as per current trends
  • Managers who need DITA implementation in documentation projects
  • All who want to gain practical knowledge about DITA implementation in a company implementation

Course Components


  • Information Architecture in DITA
  • DITA Map and submaps
  • Relationship Tables
  • Publishing Output
  • DITA Topic Elements
  • Working with topics
  • Reusing Content
  • Profiling
  • Filtering
  • Reviewing
  • Cross-references
  • Metadata
  • Index Entries
  • Transformation
  • Scenarios


Duration: 4 weeks
Dates of Sessions: June 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 2024
Time: 10.15 AM-12.45 PM IST

Course Fee

  • Participants in India
    • Individual Fee: INR 13,000 (GST 18% extra)
    • Group of 3 or more: INR 12,800 each (GST extra)
    • Total fee (UPI Payment): INR 15,340
    • Total fee (Cards/Netbanking): INR 16,000 (Includes payment gateway charges)
  • Participants outside India
     Individual Fee: USD 250   
  • Discount applicable ONLY on full Individual fee
         – TWT Volunteers:  5%
         – TWT Annual Members: Zulu (25%), Pygmies (15%), Masai (10%)

Registration Options (UPI and Paypal)

Select one of the options given below to fill out the registration form and make payment using either UPI (in INR) or Paypal (in USD).

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Course Curriculum

Module 1: Orientation

  • Introduction to DITA
  • Why DITA? Advantages, benefits of using DITA
  • DITA OT and tools
    • Installing DITA OT
    • DITA – pdf plugin & customization
  • DITA topics: information typing
  • DITA elements and adaptive content
  • DITA maps/submaps for context, organization, navigation, and reuse
  • Syntax and Markup
  • Language considerations
  • Graphics and Figures

Module 2: Essential DITA work in oXygen XML Author

  • Using the workspace and navigating
  • Creating and managing topics
  • Editing elements in topics
  • Working with lists and tables, including headers, column settings, and cell merging

Module 3: Essential DITA work 

  • Working with images, including alt text and figures
  • Editing attributes, including multiple attribute values
  • Editing and managing maps and submaps, including managing content from the Map Manager
  • Working with cross-references and relationship tables

Module 4: DITA editing in oXygen XML Author – Part 1

  • Reusing content
  • Working with metadata and index entries, including topic and map metadata, and the relationship between DITA and metadata standards
  • Conditional profiling and filtering
  • Working with projects and folder structures

Module 5: DITA editing in oXygen XML Author – Part II

  • Generating output using transformation scenarios
  • Reviewing and correcting content
  • Searching and replacing
  • Validating and troubleshooting

Module 6: Workshop

  • Working on a project implementing the learning
  • Creating topics
  • Mapping
  • Publishing

Registration Options (UPI and Paypal)

Select one of the options given below to fill out the registration form and make payment using either UPI (in INR) or Paypal (in USD).

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Frequently Asked Questions

DITA = Darwin Information Typing Architecture

DITA is a documentation framework or process where topic-based authoring is used.

XML-based tools are used to implement DITA framework in authoring and publishing technical documentation. Oxygen XML is an example of such a tool. Such an authoring is called as DITA-XML authoring.

TWT offers multiple courses and students across the globe get benefitted. TWT API Documentation is also open for students across the globe.

TWT YouTube channel has multiple videos. Please refer to the links.

TWT prefers to keep the course fee as less as possible. Like our other courses, even for DITA full course, the fee is nominal when compared to global rates. Please visit the course pages to view the fees for full course as well as Module-based individual courses too. The page provides details about applicable discounts too.

Yes, apart from making you skilled enough and helping you prepare an outstanding portfolio through the workshop and exam, we offer additional help too. We have Jobs category on Telegram where you can get benefitted from jobs shared for DITA experts.

TWT offers support by email, social media (WhatsApp/Telegram/FB/LinkedIn/Twitter/Instagram) and direct calls too. Feel free to write to our support email ID, connect through social media or else call us directly at +91 7337332587.


I had an exceptionally positive experience during the DITA training session provided by TWT, and I want to express my gratitude. Aman's expertise in DITA is unquestionable, and his unwavering support and guidance throughout the session were invaluable. I have gained a significant amount of knowledge and am eager to put it into practice in the coming days. Thank you, TWT, for organizing such an enlightening and productive DITA training session.
Binoy TV
Sr. TW, HCL (Bengaluru)
This course is an excellent way to learn Oxygen and DITA XML. Amandeep is calm, composed, and patient during sessions. Apart from being a pro at DITA XML and Oxygen Author tool, he is an equally gifted trainer with a very positive optimistic attitude, who makes sure to satisfy any random doubt or query. He is very receptive in that he acknowledges that these sessions are interactive and we all learn from each other.
Amol Sharad Phanse
Technical Editor, Veritas Technologies (Pune)
The training session was of excellent quality. Aman is very knowledgeable and can thoroughly explain complex scenarios. He answered all our questions with patience and his tone was very encouraging, making sure that all our queries, regardless of the complexity, were answered. Aman's expertise and supportive demeanor greatly contributed to the success of the training session. Aman is an excellent trainer who has imparted a well-structured and well-designed course on DITA concepts. The course helped me understand the concepts thoroughly and gave me the confidence to apply them in my projects with some practice.
Pankaj Sharma
TW, Twist Open (Bengaluru)
The trainer explains everything in detail. Appreciate his patience in answering all our questions. Making us do the assignments made sure that we didn't forget what was taught during the sessions. Even though I felt it a bit overwhelming at times, the course was great.
Hridya G. Krishnan
Sr. TW, (Bengaluru)
Aman has taught and clarified all the queries which we have in a very patient way. It was a very interactive sessions so far. He is very knowledgeable person. This course was very useful for me as a Technical Writer.
Prajakta Patil
Technical Communication Specialist, Zebra Technology (Pune)
Mr. Amandeep is dedicated and patient enough to explain the DITA concepts. Mr. Amandeep has been an exceptional trainer throughout my journey of learning the DITA framework using the Oxygen XML Editor. His guidance and support at every step were invaluable, making the concepts of DITA easily understandable. His patience, expertise, and willingness to help have greatly contributed to my learning experience.
Sri Vasavi Chinnam
Sr. TW, ITL (Hyderabad)
Excellent communication and patience while explaining the concepts. Good insights on Dita and oxygen XML tool!
Sri Harish J
Technical Writer, Capgemini (Bengaluru)
Excellent chap, very patiently handled all of us. I am lucky that I did this course in DITA and now I can put this in my resume confidently.
Deepak Bhatia
Sr. Manager, LTI Mindtreee (NCR)
Aman was extremely professional and helpful. He has vast knowledge of all the concepts of DITA and is patient with all the queries.
Ameena Bathool
Sr. TW, Zuora (Chennai)
Really helpful and great teacher! Thank you for the course.
Gagandeep Kaur
Individual Contributor (Gurgaon)
Amazing person, great patience, very realistic analogies. The best course to understand DITA and OxygenXML.
Smitha Karanth
Sr. TW, Klaus IT (Honeywell, Bengaluru)
A professional trainer with good knowledge on DITA concepts and Oxygen. A knowledge gaining session.
Vijayapriya Gokul Prakash
Sr. TW, Tejas Networks, (Bengaluru)
1 Comment
  • Rishi Raj
    Posted at 18:23h, 29 December Reply

    Request you to provide the fee structure for this DITA course.

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